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Accounting Curriculum of the Revised Program

Accreditation :

The Accounting Program at Dammam Community College is accredited by the National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment for the period May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2022 and agrees to uphold the NCAAA Standards for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Higher Education Programs. The NCAAA is an independent body responsible for the accreditation of postsecondary education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Accounting Program mission:

The Accounting program is committed to providing a broad range of accounting skills designed to meet student aspirations and the needs of the business community. This program endeavors to help students attain their educational goals and to provide them with a firm foundation in accounting practices. It attempts to equip students with firm value-based foundation for lifelong learning and a career in accounting.

Accounting Program objectives / goals:

The Associate Degree in Accounting has the following educational goals:

  1. To equip students with valuable knowledge and skills for a career in accounting.

  2. To prepare students to pursue their study for a higher degree.

  3. To produce graduates who are able to maintain high ethical and professional standards.

  4. To enhance graduates' ability to engage in lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcomes::

  • K1 Describe the role of accounting and its activities in the business environment.
  • K2 Demonstrate knowledge of the accounting information systems. 
  • S1 Able to record, analyze and prepare financial statements.
  • S2 Apply management accounting techniques and systems for planning, controlling and decision-making situations. 
  • S3 Use basic quantitative methods in solving accounting problems. 
  • S4 Demonstrate effective written communication and oral presentation skills. 
  • V1 Demonstrate effective teamwork and leadership skills.
  • V2 Demonstrate ethical behavior.
  • V3 Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning. 




Learning Outcomes


Effective Communicator Demonstrate effective written communication and oral presentation skills.


Solution-Oriented Use quantitative methods in solving accounting problems


Professionally and Socially Responsible Demonstrate ethical and responsible behavior


Positively Interactive Demonstrate effective teamwork and leadership skills.


Self-Learner Enhance graduates' ability to engage in lifelong learning

Professional Occupations:

After completing the program, students may take up any professional accounting occupation such as:

  • Bookkeeper.

  • Accounting Assistant.

  • Payroll Accountant.

  • Accounting Technician.

  • Auditing Assistant.

  • Accounts Payable Administrator

  • Accounts Receivable Administrator.

  • Bank Teller

  • Tax Preparer.

  • Administrative Assistant.

  • Cost Accountant/ clerk

  • Inventory Controller

Program Faculty:



Mr. Ali Abdullah Musabbeh
musali C-274-1
Mr. Haider S. Alsaeedi
Lecturer, ACCT Program Coordinator
saeedihs C-270-4
Mr. Jassim S. Alyousif
jsyousef C-274-4

Curriculum Overview:

Every student graduating with an Associate Degree in Accounting Accounting must complete the following curriculum:

(a) General Courses 13 Credit hours

ENGL 101 Introduction to Academic Discourse 3
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing 3
IAS 111 Belief and its Consequences 2
IAS 201 Writing for Professional Needs 2
MATH 115 Finite Mathematics 3

(b) Core courses 45 Credit hours

BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA221 Business Law 3
BA 200 Business Communication 3
ECON103 Introduction to Economics 3
CIT 111 Introduction to Information Systems 3
CIT 142 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
ACCT101 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT102 Principles of Accounting II 3
ACCT199 Summer Internship 3
ACCT200 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT251 Cost Accounting 3
ACCT252 Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT205 Computer Applications in Accounting 3

(c) Electives 6 Credit Hours

Choice of two electives, one for the ACCT major and another for other majors

ACCT Electives

ACCT245 Introduction to Auditing  
ACCT258 Zakat and Tax Accounting  
ACCT249 Special Topics in Accounting  

Other Electives

HRM101 Principles of Human Resource Management  
MGT101 Principles of Management  
MKT101 Principles of Marketing  
SCM125 Principles of Supply Chain Management  
CIT243 Introduction to ERP  
Total number of credit hours required is 64

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